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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Commuting long distances and commuting by bus or coach appears to have a negative impact on people’s well-being according to a report by the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for Greater Manchester is talking to bus operators and district councils about a proposed statutory Quality Partnership Scheme for bus... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A liverpool taxi operator has launched a taxibus service in direct competition with bus services between the city centre and Liverpool John Lennon... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has awarded Nottingham City Council a further £1.5m of Green Bus Fund, allowing it to complete the transition of its bus fleet to... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Worcestershire County Council is reviewing its plans to withdraw all support for tendered bus services after receiving 8,500 responses to a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The search is on to find suitable locations for a new coach station in London to replace Victoria Coach Station, which is likely to close. Victoria... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Welsh Bus operators have responded angrily to the Welsh Government’s decision to cut concessionary fares reimbursement by about £8m next... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
FirstGroup is the dominant bus operator in Leeds and therefore has most to lose from the trolleybus plans. This month it unveiled its alternative... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
An extended pedestrianised area, a new bus interchange and a review of park-and-ride services are among proposals in a new transport strategy for... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Not everyone is looking forward to NGT: Over 600 land acquisitions will have to be made, and nearly 1,800 objections have been lodged. Complainants... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Roger Davies, Kendal LA9
Gavin Smith once again misses the point about local services in Bristol (ibid). Far from having the rump of a bus rapid transit scheme, the city... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
John W E Helm
If Leeds City Council and the West Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive (Metro) get their way, the trolleybus will be returning to the streets of... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
John Sutton, Knutsford, Cheshire WA16
In the last issue you report on cuts to public transport expenditure in South Yorkshire, Cumbria and Herefordshire, including the withdrawal of... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Ray Bentley, Bere Alston PL20
Critical to the debate around the relative merits of a bus Quality Contract and a partnership in Tyne & Wear is the content and enforceability of... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
FirstGroup has appointed Teresa Broxton managing director for bus operations in Greater Manchester. Broxton, 49, has been finance director for First... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
  It’s difficult to know what to make of the Office of National Statistics’ findings on how commuting affects personal well-being.... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
It may not rank up there with the post-deregulation bus wars that broke out on Britain’s streets in the 1980s, but the decision of a taxi... continue
Local Transport Today
News
John W E Helm
Go-Ahead Group results for the last six months to 28 December 2013 record strong growth in both bus and rail sectors. The group showed a 21.4%... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
the scottish Government has explained the proposed arrangements for transport regulation in the event of a Yes vote in the independence referendum on... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
FirstGroup has proposed introducing a 'New Bus for Leeds' modelled on London's new double-deckers as a lower-cost alternative improvement to the... continue
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